Job of management consultant is identify a solution which addresses the problem in best possible way considering all possible constraints. Data Science methodologies can be used to achieve this solution. But where does the best talent spending their hours ?
Mostly, to screen the target, identify his habits and predict his behaviour. Although none of the activities are less important by any means, however, there are some amazing solutions can be provided for real world problems. Lots of NGOs, world bodies such as world bank, UN are creating and freely sharing tons of data. That is where Data Science for social good comes into picture.
Here is talk by Drew Conway, CEO and founder of Alluvium on Data Science for Social good.